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Campus illuminated during annual lighting ceremony

Nov. 18, 2019 | We will kick off our holiday season activities with the annual campus lighting ceremony. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2 on the front lawn near the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. The countdown to the dramatic moment of the lights coming on will begin promptly at 6:00, so guests are encouraged to arrive a few minutes
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Texas businesswoman appointed to board of trustees

Nov. 11, 2019 | Harding University added Texas businesswoman Lindy Lunceford Ingram to its board of trustees on Oct. 17, 2019. Ingram is the co-owner of Lone Star Behavioral Health, a psychiatric hospital and the Houston area’s largest behavioral health partial hospitalization and outpatient program. Lone Star utilizes equine-assisted psychotherapy and specializes in treating mental health issues, alcohol abuse and drug abuse. Ingram currently serves
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ASI hosts Stephen M.R. Covey and Benjamin Watson for Spring lecture series

Nov. 14, 2019 | American Studies Institute | The American Studies Institute will host bestselling author Stephen M.R. Covey and New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson for the spring presentations of its Distinguished Lecture Series. Stephen M.R. Covey will present his lecture “The Speed of Trust” Thursday, Feb. 20. A graduate of Harvard’s MBA program, Covey co-founded and currently leads
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Chorus presents annual Winter Concert

Nov. 15, 2019 | Department of Music | The Harding University Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Cliff Ganus III, will present its annual Winter Concert in Harding’s Administration Auditorium on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. The mixed chorus of 60 members specializes in singing sacred, unaccompanied music. Their repertoire for the evening will include spirituals and hymn arrangements; works by Gretchaninoff, Rachmaninoff, and
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Annual Christian Academy Choral Festival

Nov. 15, 2019 | We are hosting choirs from seven high schools for the fifteenth annual Christian Academy Choral Festival. A final concert will be presented in Benson Auditorium Sunday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public. The festival will include nearly 300 participants from Central Arkansas Christian School, Clarksville Christian School, Goodpasture Christian School, Harding
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ASI honors local veterans at annual breakfast

Nov. 12, 2019 | American Studies Institute | The American Studies Institute hosted its fifth annual Breakfast with a Veteran Monday, Nov. 11, in Cone Chapel in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building on Harding’s campus. Veterans and their guests enjoyed a complimentary breakfast and a program paying tribute to members of the U.S. armed forces and local individuals who serve or have served
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Russian String Orchestra returns for encore performance in Arts and Life Series

Oct. 22, 2019 | Arts & Life | Harding University will host the Russian String Orchestra Wednesday, Oct. 30 as part of the 2019-20 Arts and Life Performance Series. The event begins at 8:15 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium and will include Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 expertly played by Harding’s own Scott Carrell. Founded in 1991 under music director Misha Rachlevsky, the Russian String
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Indoor football facility dedicated in honor of longtime football head coach Ronnie Huckeba

October 19, 2019 | Harding Sports | Harding University has dedicated its new indoor football facility in honor of longtime football head coach Ronnie Huckeba for his extraordinary vision, leadership and dedication to his Bison football players. The dedication ceremony was held Saturday, Oct. 19 during the University’s 95th anniversary homecoming. Huckeba became the head coach in 2007 and led the Bisons through the most
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Filmmaker, best-selling author Alex Kendrick at Distinguished Lecture Series

Oct. 17, 2019 | American Studies Institute | Harding University’s American Studies Institute will host Alex Kendrick, American film writer, producer, director, actor and co-founder of Kendrick Brothers Productions, for the second presentation of its 2019-20 Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3 in the Benson Auditorium.In 2002, Alex and his brother, Stephen Kendrick, began production of their first movie, “Flywheel.” Alex wrote,
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Homecoming musical ‘Matilda’

Oct. 10, 2019 | Department of Theatre & Department of Music | The Harding University departments of theatre and music will present the annual Homecoming musical Oct. 18-19 at 8 p.m. in Benson Auditorium. This year’s production is “Matilda,” with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and book by Dennis Kelly. Orchestrations and additional music is by Chris Nightingale. Based on Roald Dahl’s 1988 children’s novel,
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